Events

Join water@leeds and Nexus for a showcase of technology, innovation opportunities and interdisciplinary research. Find out more about funding and innovation opportunities, and ways to collaborate with water researchers. See new technologies and learn about how they’re being applied in your sector Meet researchers and technical specialists from different disciplines Book a facility tour to…
World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2019, World Water Week will address the theme “Water for society – Including all”. In 2018, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week. Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and…
  The African Climate Risks Conference is an open platform for sharing latest climate research on African climate among researchers, and with policy makers, practitioners and development partners, with the goal to ensure the improved flow of knowledge and interactions among researchers, practitioners and decision-makers; toward greater impact and legacy of completed and on-going African…
water@leeds previously hosted ICFM7 (last September 2017) and the first time the conference had been held in Europe. Next year, the 8th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8) will be held in Iowa City, Iowa on The University of Iowa campus. ICFM8 is an integral part of the ICFM conference series initiated in 2000. These conferences…

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The aim of the workshop is to identify opportunities for collaboration and to develop a long-term partnership between the UoL and Natural England. The joint collaborations can include: development of research projects, public engagement activities and opportunities for the professional development of students. The activities can be based on Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve (NNR)….
This event is free, but spaces are limited so registration is mandatory and must be completed before 5pm 16th May. The Problem. “Business as Usual is not an Option” means that decision makers must find a different trajectory of change that’s consistent with the Forward Operating Environment, rather than one based on incremental improvement on…
Taking place on 3 May 2018, the festival provides the opportunity to meet people from the University’s Themes and Platforms, which drive and support the development of interdisciplinary research. The free event – running from 2.30pm to 6pm at Parkinson Court – will showcase examples of how our researchers work across the disciplines to tackle global grand challenges…
Dear water@leeds DRTC members, We are delighted to invite you over to our 3rd water@leeds DRTC welcome event. Celebrating the beginning of the new academic year, meeting new and familiar faces (over lunch). Please join us by RSVP to water@leeds.ac.uk   What to expect: Informal meeting with the water@leeds team (Directors; Joe and Martin, Jane, Gaby,…
water@leeds and the School of Civil Engineering invite you to a seminar by Earthwatch. About Earthwatch Earthwatch (http://eu.earthwatch.org/) has a long history (since the 1970s) in the development and delivery of citizen science projects for volunteers, teachers and corporate businesses. Our mission is to bring people, communities and expert scientists together in doing impactful research….
Where: Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1   Dear colleagues The water@leeds confluence will take place on Thursday 21st of September 2017 in the Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1 This event is an opportunity to network and develop new collaborations. The tentative Agenda for this meeting includes:   *   water@leeds Lightning Talk: 3-minute talks…
The University of Leeds and water@leeds are hosting ICFM7. The theme of ICFM7 is ‘Resilience to Climate Change – Anticipating the Unexpected’ and will focus on building resilience into current flood management strategies and approaches. Note: This event has already passed; for a summary of the event click here. THE EVENT ICFM7 offers an international platform…
This workshop is for PhD students with an Engineering/Mathematics/Physical Sciences background and is taking place on the 16th August 2017, 09.30-12.30. Places available will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. There is no charge for attending this workshop. Brief course description: This workshop will cover a bit about P&G; How P&G do…
Seminar hosted by water@leeds & SRI Title: Urban flood risk analysis and mitigation in Nanjing, China   Speaker: Dr Zhang (School of Geographical and Oceanographical Sciences. Nanjing University, China) Thursday 13th July 2017, 10:00 to 11:00 School of Geography, Seminar Room 1 (7.36 Garstang)   Dr Zhang (School of Geographical and Oceanographical Sciences. Nanjing University, China)…
Upcoming Fluids Symposium, ʽFluid Dynamics Modelling for Real World Applicationsʼ on the 28th June 2017 (09.45-15.45). We are pleased to invite you to attend the symposium ʽFluid Dynamics Modelling for Real World Applications. This symposium brings together leading researchers in different fields within Fluid Dynamics, to share latest results and ideas related to the modelling of…